Peskov told about the gifts of Putin to the wedding of the Austrian foreign Minister
Moscow. August 18. INTERFAX.RU — in Addition to the performance of the Cossack choir, the Russian leader gave the newlyweds a picture macovigilance old Tula samovar.
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the wedding, the foreign Minister of Austria Karen Kneissl gave a toast in German, gave the newlyweds some gifts, as well as the performance of the Kuban Cossack choir, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
He also noted that Putin had a brief conversation with the Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz.
Peskov told reporters that he presented to the President of the Russian Federation to the wedding, the foreign Minister of Austria: “the Picture of rural motifs, old macovigilance Tula samovar”. Another gift of the Russian side was the performance at the wedding of the Kuban Cossack choir, which, according to Peskov, were happy guests.
Press Secretary of the head of state noted that the ceremony was held in “a very relaxed and warm atmosphere.”
According to him, Putin “made a toast in German, which expressed his gratitude and his pleasure in connection with presented him the opportunity to visit the hospitable Austria.”
The President was present not only at the festive meal, but also visited him prior to the ceremony, which was held by the mayor of Vratza.
Explaining the choice of a landscape as a gift, Peskov explained that her husband Minister Wolfgang Meilinger — born in the same rural places.
Press Secretary of the head of state also added that “with the spouse of Ms. Knill Putin share a passion for judo, because, Meilinger also at the time engaged in this kind of struggle.”
On Saturday evening the Russian leader after a brief visit to Austria where he held the wedding for about an hour, arrived in Berlin.